Tag: Meningitis

Kubwa Pupils Die of Suspected Case of Meningitis — FCTA

Arowobusoye Samuel- February 22, 2018

The Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCT) on Thursday said the death of two pupils in Kubwa, FCT, was due to suspected case of Cerebrospinal Meningitis ... Read More

NEMA Outlines Benefits Of Adopting Preventive Disaster Management

Henry Solomon- May 29, 2017

For sustainable proactive disaster management, Nigeria has adopted the implementation of measures aimed at increasing capacity of its citizens to promote risk reduction and reduce ... Read More

Saraki Urges Nigerians To Embrace Preventive Healthcare Strategies

Abdul Jimoh- April 26, 2017

...Leads Senate Leadership to Immunize Children Senate President On Preventive Healthcare Strategies Senate President, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, has called on communities to embrace preventive ... Read More

Niger State Report 33 People Died From Cerebro Spinal Meningitis

AMT Tanimu- April 14, 2017

Thirty three people have died from the Cerebro Spinal Meningitis (CSM) in Niger state out of 116 suspected cases recorded, an official disclosed to the ... Read More

2 Million To Be Immunized Against Meningitis In Sokoto

AMT Tanimu- April 14, 2017

Sokoto State Government says plans have reached an advanced stage to immunize two million people against Cerebro Spinal Meningitis (CSM) across the 23 local government ... Read More

Relieve As Nigeria Gets 500,000 Doses of Meningitis C Vaccine

AMT Tanimu- April 14, 2017

Nigeria has received 500,000 doses of meningitis C containing vaccine to combat the epidemic in the country, the WHO has said. The doses were sent ... Read More

Guild of Medical Directors: Alot To Be Done On Current Meningitis Outbreak

Arowobusoye Samuel- April 13, 2017

In line with the current Meningitis outbreak in Nigeria, we the Guild of Medical Directors – a body of private medical facility owners. We do ... Read More

WHO Reacts On Nigeria’s Response To Tackle Meningitis

AMT Tanimu- April 13, 2017

The World Health Organisation (WHO) has commended Nigeria for its swift response to tackle the meningitis epidemic in some parts of the country. The Country ... Read More

Nigerian Air Force organizes free meningitis prevention lecture and medical outreach in Enugu

inno.korie- April 6, 2017

No fewer than 212 residents of Orjiagu-Agbani Community near Enugu have benefited from a free Cerebral Spinal Meningitis (CSM) prevention lecture and medical outreach organized ... Read More

Zamfara directs top govt officials to go back to their communities to help fight Meningitis

inno.korie- April 4, 2017

  The Zamfara Government has directed all its top level officials to go and remain in their respective communities and help in tackling meningitis scourge ... Read More

Meningitis Type C vaccination Begins on Wednesday- Says Dr. Chikwe Ihekweazu

Suleiman Idris- April 4, 2017

VON The National Centre for Disease Control in Nigeria (NCDC), says the vaccination for the Type C strain of meningitis will begin on Wednesday, following ... Read More

Meningitis kills 328 in Nigeria

Suleiman Idris- April 2, 2017

Children undergoing vaccination against meningitis in Nigeria. Twitter photo,The National Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has confirmed that no fewer than 328 persons have died ... Read More